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After Atiku, PDP woos Saraki, Kwankwaso, others

The Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on aggrieved members who left the party to follow the footsteps of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku “and return home.” The Chairman of the board, Sen. Walid Jibrin, made the call while briefing journalists on Wednesday in Abuja. He ...

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PDP BoT over rules Oyedokun over endorsement of George, others

Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin has over ruled the decision of the South West caucus of the board for endorsing some aspirants jostling for the chairmanship of the seat of the party. This is coming just as the board has summoned ...

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FG recovers N664m from ex-permanent secretary, others

By Olufunke Elushakin, Lagos A former Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service, Mr.Clement Illoh Onubuogo has temporarily forfeited N664m and $137,680.11 found in his accounts to the Federal Government. Onubuogo has also forfeited were two buildings, one of them a hotel in Delta state to the Federal Government through ...

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Police can’t deter us from protesting against Buhari– Charly Boy, others

Protesters under the aegis of “OurMumuDonDo” have vowed to continue the action, saying that no amount of intimidation would deter them. In a statement in Abuja on Tuesday by its Special Assistant on Media and Public, Mr Ezrel Tabiowo, the group said that nobody could discourage or intimidate its members on ...

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Democracy Day: Osinbajo appeals to Biafra agitators, others

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has appealed to Nigerians to eschew violence and division as the country. Addressing the nation as part of the Democracy Day anniversary, Osinbajo who spoke on behalf of his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari stated that the country is big enough ...

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PDP demands release of Lamido, Suswam, others

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee has called for unconditional release of the former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido and other political detainees in custody. The PDP made the call in a statement issued by Mr Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary ...

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Lagos set to sign death warrant for execution of Rev. King, others

By Lekan Ashimi, Lagos Lagos State Government is set to sign the execution warrant of the General-Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Rev. Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, popularly called Reverend King as well as other murder convicts in the state. This is sequel to the verdict of the Supreme Court which recently ...

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CBN orders banks to sell dollar at N350 for BTA, school fees, others

By Abimbola Awomolo, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed banks to sell the US dollar for Nigerians wishing to travel for educational and medical purposes at not more than N360 per dollar. A statement issued by the apex bank stated that it will sell the green back ...

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